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Douai Abbey: The Monastery of St Edmund, King & Martyr
Published by in News · 20 January 2020
» On 13 January Fr Abbot was at Oulton Abbey in Staffordshire for a meeting of its trustees. On his way back to Douai he visited Colwich Abbey and our Fr Benedict in the parish of Studley.

» The next day Br Thomas began a retreat to prepare for his clothing as a novice on 19 January.

» The Anglican parish of Chelsea came on 15 January for a mid-week retreat at Douai.

» After much thought and discussion, it was agreed at a meeting on 16 January with the current tenants of Greyfield Wood, which is close to the main monastery property, to draft a new lease for 125 years, while retaining the adjoining Eight Acre Gully as private for the use of the community and its guests.

» Br Andrew Prickett of Buckfast returned to Douai for the new term of study at Blackfriars, Oxford from 19 January.

- All services are in the abbey church -
0620 - Matins & Lauds (English)
0745 - Weekday Conventual Mass
(1100 - Sunday Conventual Mass)
1250 - Midday Office (English)
1800 - Vespers (Latin Gregorian Chanrt)
2000 - Compline (English, Weds in Latin)
-No public Compline on Sundays/Holy Days-
Douai Abbey
Upper Woolhampton
Reading, Berkshire
RG7 5TQ, United Kingdom

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